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Article 8 (3) shall be amended to add the following wording: “Land use planning scheme attached to application on preventive coordination of allotment of land plot shall not be validated if declared purpose of specific land tenure does not correspond to authorized land uses”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 99-OZ “On some issues of land tenure and land protection”. (2006-12-21)
Article 5 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Regional state bodies and local government shall have the competence of decision-making related to reservation of land for protected areas with subsequent expropriation of the aforesaid land and restriction of economic activities thereon”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 672-Z “On protected areas”. (2010-07-06)
Article 14 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Regional executive bodies shall publish information related to turnover of agricultural land plots and agricultural land shares envisaged by the Federal Law in an official mass media selected for and entrusted with publication of the official information”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 55-z "On turnover of agricultural land". (2011-04-05)
This Regional Law establishes that owners, tenants and leaseholders of plots of land that intend perform mining (without explosives) for the purpose of extraction of common widespread minerals and groundwater for proper needs must submit to the authorized regional state body in the sphere of subsoil management application accompanied by documentation attesting right to plot of land 30 days prior to the beginning of mining. Categories specified above must comply with requirements of legislation on subsoil, prevent negative environmental impact and ensure safe working process.
This Regional Act lays down the legislative framework concerning the protection of soil, water resources and coastal territories in Toscana. The Act establishes principles for the adoption of programmes, plans and projects to undertake interventions that have an impact on such resources. A Commission for Soil Protection is established (art. 4). Provisions on monitoring and penalties are laid down too.
This Regional Law sets forth the modalities of allotment of plots of land in ownership to citizens free of charge for gardening, horticulture, subsistence farming, family farming and commercial farming, to citizens with three children under age, citizens with disabled children and specialists in agricultural professions with university degree under age of 35 years working in rural areas. It establishes also minimum and maximum agricultural land area of plots of land that can be allotted in ownership free of charge.
Article 10 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Objects of cultural heritage of regional significance inserted in the official register of the objects of cultural heritage shall have inscriptions (intitulation) and indications containing information on the objects of cultural heritage”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 105-OZ “On objects of cultural heritage”. (2009-03-24)
Article 5 shall be amended to add the following wording: “Plenary powers of the authorized Regional state institution in the sphere of regulation of land relations shall include establishment of modification of authorized use of land plots pertaining to regional public property that are not covered by urban planning regulations or for which urban planning regulations were not established”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 532-KZ “On regulation of land relations”. (2009-07-23)
This Regional Law shall have as its purpose ensuring the right of citizens to favorable environment, thus ensuring favorable conditions for vital activity of citizens, and delimits plenary powers between city state bodies, local government and municipal units in the sphere of improvement of natural environment. Improvement of natural environment shall be intended a series of arrangements related to land-use planning within urban areas in accordance with land-use planning scheme.
Article 1 shall be amended to add the following wording: “On of the grounds for decision-making on refusal to call for tenders for sale of land plots or for conclusion of land lease contracts shall be disputing in judicial procedure public ownership to plot of land or of the boundaries thereof”.
Amends: Regional Law No. 219-37 “On grounds for decision-making on refusal to call for tenders for sale of land plots or for conclusion of land lease contracts”. (2015-04-22)